Phan Family History

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Phan Name Meaning

Vietnamese: unexplained.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Nhan, Chan, Than, Pham, Phang, Hau, Sian, Stan, Ahsan, Hak

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Phan Family Origin

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Phan Family Occupations

What did your Phan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Phan family was Pattern Maker. Brick Maker, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Phan. The most common Phan occupation in the USA was Brick Maker. 33% of Phan's were Brick Makers.

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  • Brick Maker

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Pattern Maker

    17%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Phan ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Phan Historical Records

What Phan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Phan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Phan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Phan

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Phan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Phan. For the veterans among your Phan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Phan Life Expectancy

What is the average Phan lifespan?

Between 1970 and 2004, in the United States, Phan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Phan in 1970 was 64, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Phan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Phan ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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